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    As sports seasons change, come meet Dan Shaughnessy

    DEVENS -- Dan Shaughnessy, well-known sports columnist with the Boston Globe, has just come out with a very strong statement as the Boston Bruins' hockey season ended in failure to make the playoffs this spring. Full Story
    AYER NEWS
    Dispatchers are the heart of public safety

    By Jon Bishop jbishop@nashobapub.com AYER -- Without dispatchers, public safety departments -- Police and Fire/EMS -- wouldn't function. Full Story
    PEPPERELL NEWS
    HS administrators not supportive, student reports

    TOWNSEND -- Amber Edmonds, a student representative to the school committee, spoke out during a recent meeting, voicing concerns with the school administration. Full Story
    GROTON NEWS
    'Soldier, engraver, forger' at May 5 Groton Historical Society

    GROTON -- The Groton Historical Society will sponsor a talk by Deborah M. Child titled "A Stranger in our Midst -- Richard Brunton, Soldier, Engraver, Forger," on Tuesday, May 5, at 7 p. Full Story
    SHIRLEY NEWS
    Study finds old, inequitable wage system

    SHIRLEY -- Based on a request from the Personnel Board, the town hired a professional human resources consultant to conduct a study of the town's wage and pay scales compared to those of nonunion public employees in other communities. Full Story
    TOWNSEND NEWS
    Baby-sitter training class

    TOWNSEND -- A Baby-sitter Training Class is being offered through Townsend Recreation open to Townsend and surrounding communities. Full Story
    SPORTS
    Chieftains nab G-D in 2OT

    BOLTON -- Nashoba Regional went into halftime with a comfortable 7-2 lead. Groton-Dunstable head coach Rick Arena instructed his troops to not pack it in, and the Crusaders battled to the very end. Full Story
    HARVARD NEWS
    Bargains in the Belfry spring season is here

    HARVARD -- Finally spring is here, and Bargains is ready. Come in and find some women's and men's clothes -- shirts, suits, jackets, slacks, skirts, scarves, shoes -- to outfit you for spring. Full Story
    LIFESTYLES
    NRWA announces free stream ecology workshops

    The Nashua River Watershed Association invites the public, including families, scout groups and seniors, to stream ecology discovery events to learn what it takes to determine the health of a river or stream. Full Story
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    Review: A Hemingway makes sense of her family's troubles

    "Out Came the Sun" (Regan Arts), by Mariel Hemingway. Born into one of America's best-known families, Mariel Hemingway grew up with the advantages of sharing the name of her grandfather Ernest Hemingway and the burden of growing up in a family at least as dysfunctional as it was famous. Full Story